Grace M. Bochenek

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To shrink the cost and protracted length of total system and product development life cycles (DLCs), many organizations (including the U.S. Army) have moved away from serial to concurrent collaboration through the use of cross-functional, integrated product teams (IPTs). In addition and more recently, a growing number of these organizations are also using(More)
T o overcome the high cost and duration of military weapon and support system life cycle times and the limitations of traditional system acquisition practices, the U.S. Department of Defense (DOD) has developed and adopted a strategic technology and innovation management directive called simulation-based acquisition (SBA). The overall goal of this(More)
The purpose of this study was to provide insights into how virtual 3-D visual display systems contributed to cross-functional team collaboration in a product conceptual design review environment. During this empirical testing, three commercially available 3-D display systems [Helmet Mounted Display (HMD), Binocular Ommi-Orientation Monitor (BOOM), and(More)
The US. Army Tank-Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC) recognized a need for strategic organizational renewal and transformation to become more responsive and relevant to its operational military and funding customers, ongoing war effort support, and anticipated future combat and support system requirements. In an effort to(More)
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